The efficiency of your gas furnace can have a direct impact on yearly heating bills, as well as your home comfort and the useful lifespan of your system’s equipment. Keeping your furnace running efficiently is easy if you follow these simple tips.
Furnaces are the most commonly used heating systems in the country. The most popular type of furnace is the gas furnace (natural gas or propane) followed by oil furnaces. Regardless of your energy source, there are two other furnace configuration terms to consider when comparing home furnace air intake options — downflow and upflow.
In our region, homeowners have a choice between gas- or oil-burning furnaces. Which one is better? In any discussion of gas vs. oil furnaces, the price and availability of fuel are paramount. Currently, the price of natural gas is low. Oil is generally the most expensive type of home-heating fuel, followed by propane, then electricity […]
While the world might be abuzz about solar power, you may be surprised to know that one of the best solutions to high energy costs lies not in the sky, but beneath your feet. Installing a geothermal system in your Dayton-area home can provide you with clean, quiet cooling and heating that can cut your […]
Your gas furnace normally functions without a problem, but if you’ve been hearing a strange furnace noise lately, you should not ignore it. Pretending that a problem doesn’t exist won’t make it go away. In fact, failure to address the unusual furnace noise in a timely fashion could end up costing you much more in […]